Employability is a key focus of St. Joseph’s Evening College. The Placement Cell is committed to
assisting students in finding employment while they are studying and upon graduating from college.
The Placement Cell has collaborated with various regional, national and multinational organisations
to offer students a variety of employment opportunities in various sectors. The campus recruitment
drive is organised for students who wish to work while studying, and for those who are looking for
employment upon graduating.
Apart from offering employment opportunities, the Placement Cell also aims to enhance the
professional development of the students. It trains students in the necessary skills required to excel
in corporate jobs, and to enhance their careers. It also offers career guidance and aid in career
To facilitate the training activities of students and ensure that they get placed in the best national
and international companies.
The key objectives of the Placement Cell include the following.
- To create awareness about career opportunities and to provide career guidance.
- To invite firms/organization for campus recruitment.
- To co-ordinate and organise certificate courses that will help students prepare for
interviews, attain leadership skills and focus on personality development.
The key responsibilities of the Placement Cell are:
- To organize campus interviews for final year students with industries and business firms of
- To assist students in getting part time jobs while they are studying at SJEC.
- To prepare students to face campus interviews by arranging training programmes for
aptitude tests, group discussions, and technical and HR interviews. Professional trainers are
often invited to
- To promote career counselling by organizing guidance lectures by senior corporate
personnel and most importantly by the immediately placed senior students.
The placement process includes the following steps.
- Registering students for the services offered by the Placement Cell.
- Electing student placement representatives. These representatives help in the planning of
campus recruitment drives. They also provide information on the needs and expectations of
students registered for placements.
- Inviting organisations to conduct on campus placement processes.
- Providing organisations with the profiles of students interested in joining their company.
- Providing information to students about organisations that are interested in hiring them.
This includes information relating to the organisation in general, and information relating to
the job profile, compensation offered, work timings, etc.
- Making arrangements and organising campus recruitment drives. This includes having pre-
placement presentations by organisations that are part of the drives. This allows students to
make informed choices on which companies they wish to join as employees.
- Organising and making necessary arrangements for the recruitment process. This includes a
written test, group discussion and interviews.
- Announcing the list of selected candidates and issuing offer letters.
- Following with selected candidate on and after the date of joining.
In addition to these functions and processes, the Placement Cell also organises training programmes
facilitated by industry experts. Topics include developing team skills, leadership qualities, managerial
skills and organizational behaviour.
Mr. Leo Gladwin
Mr. Mahesha D K
Our Recruitment Partners